Events

NCCHC Spring Conference on Correctional Health Care

6th April 2017

NCCHC’s Spring Conference brings together professionals from all aspects of correctional health care to learn and share. NCCHC has long been a pioneer in establishing correctional health care standards and helping thousands of correctional systems provide quality health services cost-effectively. Learn from respected authorities with a wealth of experience.   For more information regarding the programme and to register for the conference, please visit CLICK HERE

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AJA’s 36th Annual Conference Jail Expo

3rd February 2017

The American Jail Association will be hosting their 36th Annual Conference & Jail Expo in Orlando, Florida from April 9-12, 2017! Who Should Attend: Academia Administrators Administrative Assistants Administrative Support Staff Architects Chaplains Community Corrections Professionals Corrections Consultants Corrections Health Care Professionals Corrections Managers Corrections Officers Corrections Trainers Jail Administrators Jail Professionals Public Information Officers Purchasing Agents Sheriffs Why You Should Attend: Access to information on current ground-breaking topics and cutting-edge issues affecting the operation of jail facilities. Obtain tangible ways to successfully adapt to the rapid pace of change. Get innovative options for the better management of inmates. Gain experience with new and emerging technologies, products, and services. Opportunities […]

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American Probation and Parole Association’s 42nd Annual Training Institute

31st January 2017

The American Probation and Parole Association is pleased announce their 42nd Annual Training Institute in New York City, August 27-30, 2017. The underlying goal of this training institute is to provide participants with workshop opportunities that emphasize skill-building, increase relevant competencies, and enhance overall career development. Because of this, preference will be given to workshop proposals that provide evidence of skill-building for participants (i.e., activities, audience participation, practicing new skills) as well as significant knowledge enhancement and new research for the field of community corrections. Institute participants include the judiciary, treatment providers, criminal justice researchers, and others who are interested in the field (pretrial, probation, parole, and community programming).   […]

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ICCA Public Policy Forum and Hill Day

6th January 2017

ICCA will be hosting their annual Public Policy Forum and Hill Day in Washington, D.C. The Forum on Monday, February 26, 2017 will feature criminal justice leaders from the Private & Public sectors in order to highlight current trends, pending legislation and relevant updates for those working within community corrections. For more information and to register, please CLICK HERE

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Call for Presenters – APPA’s 2017 Winter Training Institute

28th July 2016

The American Probation and Parole Association is pleased to issue a Call for Presenters for the 2017 Winter Training Institute in Reno, Nevada January 8-11, 2017. The underlying goal of this training institute is to provide participants with workshop opportunities that emphasize skill-building, increase relevant competencies, and enhance overall career development. Because of this, preference will be given to workshop proposals that provide evidence of skill-building for participants (i.e., activities, audience participation, practicing new skills) as well as significant knowledge enhancement and new research for the field of community corrections. For more information, please CLICK HERE

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ACA Leadership Training

9th June 2016

The objective of this course is to provide an overview of leadership models and explore the principles and characteristics of an effective leader. This course includes coaching, performance feedback, situational leadership, emotional intelligence, goal setting and other pertinent issues. The training will incorporate discussions, assessments, ethics, group exercises, and an introduction to management and supervisory leadership styles. These objectives will be met through class discussion, role play and group work. For more information about housing, questions or to register, call Kelli McAfee at (703) 224-0172 (within the US) or email kellim@aca.org

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Join The Vera Institute of Justice Facebook chat today on the German and U.S. prison systems

5th April 2016

Last night, 60 Minutes aired a segment comparing German and American prison systems, based on (and filmed during) a tour of German prisons we led last summer with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Watch the full segment online, plus a 60 Minutes Overtime on life inside Germany’s Heidering prison. The segment raised provocative questions about the purpose of prison—punishment or rehabilitation? Join in to discuss today at 1pm ET, on our Facebook chat with The Marshall Project on the differences between the U.S. and German systems—and what lessons could be learned from them. Members of our delegation to Germany will take your questions, including Vera President Nicholas Turner; The […]

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Call for Papers: ICCA 2016 Conference

21st March 2016

On Monday, October 3rd through Wednesday October 5th, the ICCA conference will feature 4 commissioned plenary presentations. There will also be a total of 20 workshop presentations. You are invited to submit an abstract for a conference workshop. Special consideration will be given to submissions that reflect the conference theme and topics listed below. We will also give consideration to presentations that are: Innovative and integrative – demonstrating the intersection of promising practices with evidence-based research. Cross disciplinary (emerging outside of corrections with implications for practice with justice-involved males and females). Workshops are typically 90 minutes in length. The format may be lecture, panel presentation, or interactive. Workshops offering strong elements […]

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APAI’s 32nd Annual Training Conference

11th March 2016

Association of Paroling Authorities International (APAI) to invite you and representatives of your organization to attend the 32nd Annual Training Conference and the Chairs Meeting. APAI is the only international organization bringing together parole/releasing decision-makers from various countries to dialogue and learn from parole jurisdictions best practices. APAI brings together decision-makers and practitioners who believe that a gradual release into the community is an important part of good corrections principles and practices. As organizations, we have different parole legislation and policies, but we share a common belief that offenders can change and reintegrate safely into the community with good quality support from that same community. The Conference will take place […]

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Call for Proposals – ACA’s 146th Congress of Correction

12th February 2016

The conference will provide a diverse population of presenters, including different levels of experience and perspectives. If you are interested in presenting a workshop, please submit the following by March 1, 2016 to Jeremy Kittredge at Jeremyk@aca.org Information to be included: * Title of the workshop * Paragraph description and educational goals * Moderator and Speakers (Name, Title, Agency, City and State)

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